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Notice given 17 August 2005

*1091  Senator Allison: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Health and Ageing—With reference to the answer to question on notice no. 365 (Senate Hansard , 9 August 2005, p. 80) relating to pregnancy counselling which states that, ‘The objective of the Family Planning Program is to provide a balanced approach to differing family planning service models, aimed at promoting responsible sexual and reproductive behaviours, rather than focusing on one particular strategy or program. There are no requirements in the contracts with these organisations for them to declare whether or not they are ‘pro-life’ or ‘pro-choice’. Consumers are protected by the provisions of the Trade Practices Act 1974 which deals with misleading or deceptive conduct by a corporation’: Can the Minister indicate if services for which no fee is charged and which are funded by the Commonwealth through the Family Planning Program are covered by section 75AT of the Trade Practices Act 1974 .